This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 1 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
March in Place (warm-up)
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SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u... Read more
We've all heard the advice, "lift with your legs," and this guidance is especially true for people with weak, injured or arthritic joints.
Your body undergoes a great deal of stress and changes throughout your lifespan. The last th... Read more
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect... Read more
Ever wonder if the exercises you're doing are going to give you the best results for your body? Well look no further! These three moves offer body benefits for every woman—and they don't require a gym membership or fancy equipment. Make... Read more
So I hear squats make your tushy look more uplifted. I must admit I have not done squats consistently to see results. I am trying to make it a goal for the next couple months to keep at it. How many days/ reps have you done squats to see results in y... Read more
Has anyone tried the 30 day squat challenge? The 1st 2 days I thought that I was going to die but I am now on day 6 and it isnt too bad. Just wanting to see if anyone has done it and seen any great results.... Read more
I used to be quite flexible but I am very challenged doing squats properly. I cannot, for the love of me, keep my left knee from crossing to the center instead of remaining over my foot. My right leg seems to do most of the work as well. I am wonderi... Read more
Check out the Single Leg Squats With Toe Touch that was featured as todayís Exercise of the Day. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp ?exercise=117
The description says to lift your right leg off the ground and touch the ground with yo... Read more
When I scoop out my cat's litter box, I practice some squats. After I finish scooping, I use a short-handled whisk broom and dustpan that I found at a dollar store to sweep up all of the litter that my cat has sprayed all over the tile floor. I do... Read more
by Celebrity Fitness Trainer David KirschLadies, start your lunges! While you may have packed away your bikini, itís not over for your hips, thighs and butt. Itís jeans season -- skinny jeans season -- that is, and time to get your lower half looking... Read more
When you work out smarter, you don't necessarily have to exercise longer or harder in order to get results. "Lack of time" is the most common reason why people don't exercise, but is that really a good excuse? Truth is: You don'... Read more
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